Anatomy and Physiology: From Science to Life
3rd Edition - International Student Version

Anatomy and Physiology: From Science to Life
Gail Jenkins
Gerard J. Tortora

© 2013

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  • Using relevant, lively self-assessments, students will master the material in a more meaningful and memorable manner. WileyPLUS provides online assignment and assessment capabilities for pre-lecture, post-lecture, lab preparation or review.
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Course Materials to help you personalise lessons and optimise your time, including:

  • Customisable pre-built course plan
  • Instructor's Manual
  • Testbank
  • Lecture Note PowerPoint Slides, Editable Art PowerPoint Slides, Animation PowerPoint Slides
  • Anatomy and Physiology Visual Library - keyword search of thousands of Wiley A&P images
  • Classroom Response System (Clicker) Questions

Read, Study and Practice

Complete online version of the textbook included.

Relevant, student study tools and learning resources to ensure positive learning outcomes, including:

  • A unique chapter providing students with study strategies based on learning styles for success in Anatomy and Physiology
  • Anatomy Drill and Practice labeling exercises based on illustrations, cadaver photographs, histological micrographs, and anatomical models
  • Animations and Interactivities for key concepts in every chapter
  • Cadaver Videos
  • MP3 Downloads to accompany key illustrations within every chapter 


  • Pre-created activities to encourage learning outside of the classroom, including:
  • Gradable Reading Assignment Questions (embedded with online text)
  • Question Assignments: all questions are organised by concept /learning objectives and include links to text; most link to images, animations, or video.
  • WileyPLUS Quickstart assignments and presentations for the entire course created by a subject-matter expert.

Topics covered


  1. An Introduction to the Human Body
  2. Chemistry
  3. Cells
  4. The Tissue Level of Organisation


  1. The Integumentary System
  2. Introduction to the Skeletal System
  3. The Axial Skeleton
  4. The Appendicular Skeleton
  5. Articulations
  6. Muscle Tissue
  1. The Muscular System
  2. Introduction to the Nervous System
  3. The Central Nervous System
  4. The Peripheral Nervous System
  5. Sensory, Motor, and Integrative Systems
  6. The Special Senses
  7. The Endocrine System
  8. The Cardiovascular System: The Blood
  9. The Cardiovascular System: The Heart
  10. The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels and Hemodynamics
  1. The Lymphatic and Immune Systems
  2. The Respiratory System
  3. The Digestive System
  4. The Urinary System
  5. The Reproductive Systems